Why choose Russell Advocaten?

Russell Advocaten is a corporate full-service law firm in the Netherlands that is well-established within the diplomatic world. The specialized lawyers of the Embassy Desk at Russell Advocaten have been providing Embassies, Consulates, diplomats, expats and companies from around the world with assistance, legal advice and litigation services for decades. As a consequence, our law firm is familiar with the specific legal needs of Embassies, including: diplomatic immunity, buying and selling Embassy buildings and residences, compliance with Dutch employment law and dispute resolution. Do you know what to do if local staff is sick? Are you familiar with the rules and regulations for buying, selling or leasing premises and housing in the Netherlands?

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Embassy Newsletter November 2020

In this Embassy Newsletter we will discuss three topics: Restitution of looted art to former colonies COVID-19, but employment law remains the same COVID-19, measures ground for reduction of rent …

Embassy Newsletter June 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis continues,Embassies, as employers, are facing manylegal questions. In this Q&A report we provide your Embassywith answers to the most importantquestions raised by employers regarding thecoronavirus impact …

Embassy Newsletter January 2020

In this newsletter we will discuss the following topics,including the relevant corresponding changes in Dutch law as of 2020: Balanced Labour Market Act (‘WAB’) Dismissal grounds Special leave Penalty clause …

Diplomats only seminar 2 October 2019

On 2 October 2019, in collaboration with Diplomat Magazine, Russell Advocaten hosted a – diplomats only – seminar in The Hague. The subject of this well-attended event was “Dutch labour …

Embassy Newsletter June 2019

In this newsletter we will discuss the following current topics in Dutch law: Employment law: Balanced Labour Market Act Minimum (youth) wage Employee sickness Personnel handbook Privacy issues (GDPR) Real …